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Netherlands stats and form guide

Year Played
1960 Did not enter
1964 Did not qualify for final tournament:
eliminated by Luxembourg in 2nd round
1968-72 Did not qualify
1976 Third place:
Lost 1-3 v Czechoslovakia in semi-finals
1980 Group stage:
Won 0-1 v Greece, Lost 2-3 v West Germany,
Drew 1-1 v Czechoslovakia
1984 Did not qualify
1988 Winners:
Won 2-0 v USSR in the final
1992 Semi-finals:
Drew 2-2 v Denmark aet, lost 5-4 on pens
1996 Quarter-finals:
Drew 0-0 v France aet, lost 5-4 on pens
2000 Semi-finals:
Drew 0-0 v Italy aet, lost 3-1 on pens
2004 Semi-finals:
Lost 1-2 v Portugal

2007/08 RESULTS
Date Opponents Comp Res Score
01 Jun Wales (h) Friendly W 2-0
29 May Denmark (h) Friendly D 1-1
24 May Ukraine (h) Friendly W 3-0
26 Mar Austria (a) Friendly W 4-3
06 Feb Croatia (a) Friendly W 3-0
21 Nov Belarus (a) Euro Qual L 1-2
17 Nov Luxembourg (h) Euro Qual W 1-0
17 Oct Slovenia (h) Euro Qual W 2-0
13 Oct Romania (a) Euro Qual L 0-1
12 Sep Albania (a) Euro Qual W 1-0
08 Sep Bulgaria (h) Euro Qual W 2-0
22 Aug Switzerland (a) Friendly L 1-2

Category Details
Population: 16.4m
Fifa Ranking: 10th
Highest: 2nd, Nov 1993
Lowest: 25th, Feb 1998
Record win: 9-0 v Finland, 1912
9-0 v Norway, 1972
Record defeat: 2-12 v England amateurs, Dec 1907
World Cup finals: 8 finals (runners-up in 1974 and 1978)
Euro Ch finals: 8 (including 2008)

see also
Netherlands team guide
15 May 08 |  Netherlands
Pick your Netherlands XI
23 May 08 |  Netherlands

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